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  • George Duke is a multi Grammy Award winning legend. So, when I called him to get a few quick quotes for my France Joli interview (he produced her album 'Witch Of Love') I quickly realized I needed to milk this…
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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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  • Kem Owens
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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Steve Bewick

Steve Bewick

Two concerts for the price of one was the outcome of the RNCM Big Band concert night. O’ Higgins, Auguelles and Hall had not been together on the same stage for some 20 years, not since there student days. This was to become a big band reunion of both power and ability with Mike Hall conducting his student Big Band with Dave O’Higgins guesting in the first half and Julian Arguelles substituting in the second.

With the Big Band warming up to a Thad Jones number, Groove Merchant, followed by L …